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Exercise, Health and Fitness FdSc

Truro and Penwith College

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Penwith Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

The need for health, fitness and exercise professionals is evolving. There is an increased need for exercise trainers and advisers, for health promotion advisers in schools, the workplace and in private clinics, for preventative health care attached to GP practices and increased awareness of fitness issues within domiciliary and residential care.Central to these national concerns is the concept of healthy lifestyle and within this, the need for appropriate exercise prescription is a frequently repeated theme. You will learn a scientific understanding in anatomy, exercise physiology and nutrition; and how to conduct fitness tests and health screening on a variety of different clients. You will also gain experience in designing exercise programmes for a range of clients and special populations. You will learn the transferable skills to become self-employed or to be an invaluable employee. You will have access to an extensive range of sporting facilities including sports. This course is certified to meet employer set professional industry standards.Collaboration with near by schools allows you to put your new found knowledge into practice by working with school children on fitness testing. You will also have the opportunity to work at local health fairs, through the Health, Wellbeing and Sport programme and the health screening clinic set up. The opportunities will enhance your CV and show that you can applied your knowledge in a working environment.FdSc students are able to progress onto the BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Health Science top up degree offered at Truro and Penwith College or find employment in the following roles:Personal TrainerFitness and Lifestyle advisorHealth promotion serviceSport and Leisure Management

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 9,335per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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UCAS Points : 24


University information

Truro and Penwith College

  • Campus address

    Truro and Penwith College, College Road, Truro, Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly, TR1 3XX, England

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